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Wales told TMO made 'mistake' over no-try call against England Wales told TMO made 'mistake' over no-try call against England
- February 15, 2018

Following a review, World Rugby said Tuesday it has "clarified to the Wales team management. that the TMO made an error" and that "Wales should have been awarded a try as the Wales player grounded the ball". If you haven't got the rub of the green then you know you probably get it in the next couple of games. "They've done it before", the England head coach said. (more...)
Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Finds
- February 15, 2018

Last trading transaction put the stock price at $89.83. The shares were sold at an average price of $72.56, for a total value of $507,920,000.00. It has outperformed by 17.82% the S&P500. Opus Mgmt Incorporated holds 5,000 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio. Minnesota-based Jnba Advsrs has invested 0.59% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT). (more...)
Over 3400 civilians killed in 2017 in Afghanistan Over 3400 civilians killed in 2017 in Afghanistan
- February 15, 2018

Over two thirds of those killed and wounded were attributed to anti-government fighters belonging to groups such as the Taliban and the Islamic State militant group (ISIS). Less than five percent were caused by Afghan forces. But the total number of civilian casualties in Afghanistan last year decreased by nearly a tenth, or nine percent, compared to the year before. (more...)
Netanyahu Leading in the Polls Despite Police Recommendations to Indict Netanyahu Leading in the Polls Despite Police Recommendations to Indict
- February 15, 2018

In a statement given moments before police issued their official findings, he said: "I think about the good of the country not for personal reasons of the press, but only for the country, and nothing will stop me from doing this, not even the attacks against me, and believe me they're never ending". (more...)
German claim about Iran role in Syria-Israel tensions baseless German claim about Iran role in Syria-Israel tensions baseless
- February 15, 2018

Last Saturday, an Iranian drone penetrated Israeli air space via Jordan, the IDF identified it ahead of the penetration, but allowed it to enter Israeli territory, where it was shot down by two combat helicopters. A senior Israeli official told Channel 10 that the ambassadors were asked to pass along the warnings in light of Jeruslem's "sense" that the global community has not been taking Israel's willingness to act against Iran's entrenchment in Syria seriously. (more...)
Home Depot hiring 450 people in Indianapolis Home Depot hiring 450 people in Indianapolis
- February 15, 2018

It has underperformed by 2.66% the S&P500. Investors sentiment increased to 0.79 in 2017 Q3. (The) by 0.4% during the 1st quarter. 78 funds opened positions while 211 raised stakes. (NYSE:HD), 24 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. Citigroup maintained the stock with "Neutral" rating in Thursday, January 25 report. (NYSE:HD) has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, December 7 by Telsey Advisory Group. (more...)
CNN analyst breaks down in tears while talking about Parkland shooting CNN analyst breaks down in tears while talking about Parkland shooting
- February 15, 2018

An analyst for CNN became emotional while discussing this week's tragic school shooting on CNN . He said: 'I have ten nieces and nephews and we're talking about bomb stocks. "You're obviously, this is so emotional". "And people say we've got to learn some and, as a result people say we've got to learn some lessons". "Unfortunately lessons are never, never learned", he added. (more...)
India warns Pakistan over Kashmir attack India warns Pakistan over Kashmir attack
- February 15, 2018

She asserted that even though evidence of Pakistan's role may be shared, India still reserved the "right to respond adequately at the time our choosing". Saying that people of the State have been the worst victims of continued violence and uncertainty, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said that dialogue is the best way to resolve issues and end this acrimonious situation. (more...)
Adam Rippon's Beauty Adam Rippon's Beauty "Secret" Is Everything You Ever Wanted It to Be
- February 15, 2018

If Adam Rippon doesn't want the Olympics to be about Mike Pence , perhaps he should stop talking about Mike Pence. Most of the people on social media stated that Adam Rippon was robbed. The long-exposure technique is similar to the one that photographer Cameron Spencer used to take this now-famous photo of Jamaican runner Usain Bolt during the 2016 Olympics in Brazil. (more...)
EFF explains why it wants early elections
- February 15, 2018

EFF leader Julius Malema wants parliament dissolved today, Thursday, and has the motion to achieve just that at the ready. "The EFF will therefore not participate in the election of a new President to replace Zuma because we do not want to legitimate anyone from the ruling party". (more...)
National Weather Service issues Dense Fog Advisory National Weather Service issues Dense Fog Advisory
- February 15, 2018

A similar advisory for LaPorte County was set to expire at 8 a.m. The agency says some areas may see fog patches persist throughout the day. The fog has affected several flights at Central Illinois Regional Airport. Expect poor visibility overnight, especially closer to the IL state line where the fog will be thickest. Some of the lowest viability could occur along the Interstate 80 corridor in Lake and Porter counties, the weather service said. (more...)
Key Justice Department Head Is Leaving Key Justice Department Head Is Leaving
- February 15, 2018

The New York Times first reported the news prior to the official announcement. A close friend of Brand said , "She's leaving, because she has the kind of job offer you don't turn down", reported NBC News . Devin Nunes. A White House spokesman later said there were no plans to do so. The report does not elaborate on which aspects of the probe Brand dreaded taking on, or whether it was merely the prospect of being thrust into one of the highest-pressure jobs in politics that gave her ... (more...)
Taking Tally Of The Walt Disney Company (DIS), Amazon.com, Inc Taking Tally Of The Walt Disney Company (DIS), Amazon.com, Inc
- February 15, 2018

LKQ Corporation (NASDAQ:LKQ) has declined 1.30% since February 15, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. Philadelphia Trust Company decreased Walt Disney Company ( DIS ) stake by 39.11% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. (more...)
Pakistan declares 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed a terrorist under global pressure Pakistan declares 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed a terrorist under global pressure
- February 15, 2018

The FATF plenary held in Buenos Aires in November a year ago had asked Pakistan to furnish "a compliance report on actions taken against Lashkar-e-Taiba and JuD at the Paris meeting". FATF has been evaluating Pakistan's records on Financing terror groups and this US-India attempt may have led to this decision on Saeed. Will Pakistan go as far as actually arresting Saeed and trying him for his crimes, including the attack on Mumbai? Pakistan was earlier placed in the "grey list" in February ... (more...)
Kim Jong Un impressed with South Korea's treatment of sister Kim Jong Un impressed with South Korea's treatment of sister
- February 15, 2018

Trump invited Ji Seong-ho to sit in the gallery with the first lady during his State of the Union address last month. Legislators cheered as the president introduced Mr Ji, and the 35-year-old triumphantly waved the crutches he had used to escape North Korea after a train ran over his limbs. (more...)
Registered sex offender elected as fire chief in small town Registered sex offender elected as fire chief in small town
- February 15, 2018

The former felon joined the small town's fire department in 2010 as an unpaid volunteer and was just re-elected to his second term as chief. The (Corry) Journal reports that Roger Gilbert Jr. Community officials, including Mayor Ann Louise Wagner, voiced support for Gilbert after his reelection - but Gilbert made a decision to step down amid the growing criticism. (more...)
South Africa declares drought a national disaster South Africa declares drought a national disaster
- February 15, 2018

The city's goal is to reduce its total daily consumption of water to 450 million litres per day. Deputy Mayor Ian Neilson also said that over the past week, water consumption in Cape Town reduced mainly due to the city's efforts to regulate the water flow and residents' cooperation to reduce consumption, Reuters reported. (more...)
Donald Trump Jr Criticizes Adam Rippon's 'Olympic Experience Not About Pence' Comment Donald Trump Jr Criticizes Adam Rippon's 'Olympic Experience Not About Pence' Comment
- February 15, 2018

Rippon said his comments about Pence have resulted in extra attention to his teammates. 'If he's OK with what's being said about people and Americans and foreigners and about different countries that are being called "s**tholes", I think he should really go to church'. (more...)
GM Plant Closure to Undercut South Korean Automobile Industry's Competitiveness GM Plant Closure to Undercut South Korean Automobile Industry's Competitiveness
- February 15, 2018

GM is in talks with South Korean government officials about ways to make GM's Korean operations profitable. The plant closure is just the first step of several courses of action GM is exploring in an attempt to turn a profit in its Korean operations. (more...)
Infantino and Putin Meet at Kremlin Infantino and Putin Meet at Kremlin
- February 15, 2018

Ksenia Sobchak, 35, Civil Initiative A former socialite and TV presenter who became a serious journalist with the independent Dozhd television channel, Ms Sobchak is one of only two candidates to criticise Mr Putin directly, saying his leadership has turned Russian Federation into... (more...)
At least 17 dead, 14 wounded after shooting at Florida high school At least 17 dead, 14 wounded after shooting at Florida high school
- February 15, 2018

Roger Marshall on twitter . The shooter , identified as Nikolas Cruz , 19, was taken into police custody. Soon after the shooting was reported , officers surrounded the campus and started evacuating from the scene. He said the teen was arrested without incident after he was located off the school grounds in a nearby community. "We've trained the kids what to do, and the frustration is that we did everything that we were supposed to do...and still have to have so many ... (more...)
UK's Prince Harry and tartan-clad Meghan wow Edinburgh UK's Prince Harry and tartan-clad Meghan wow Edinburgh
- February 15, 2018

In fact, for a blog post from 2015 on her former lifestyle site, the Tig , Markle penned the most epic post dedicated to all the lonely hearts out there-showing just how much can change in a few years. Is that Prince Harry? Or that time he not only hugged, but also cheek-pecked MICHELLE OBAMA! If Andre Agassi could defy his own rebellious nature to make an appearance at the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships in 1991 respecting the tournament's strict all-white dress code, I see no reason ... (more...)
How Long Can The White House Run On Interim Security Clearances? How Long Can The White House Run On Interim Security Clearances?
- February 15, 2018

The White House has offered different explanations for how Porter remained at the White House, and chief of staff John KellyJohn Francis KellyMORE has come under heavy criticism - including from prominent supporters of Trump . It has been in focus for a week now. Kelly facing something of a colonel's coup inside the white house. Perhaps it could have been someone in the White House press office who was furious about being asked to tell a story so full of holes that it quickly fell apart. (more...)
Kieran Gilbert: Barnaby Joyce not going anywhere yet Kieran Gilbert: Barnaby Joyce not going anywhere yet
- February 15, 2018

Mr Joyce has denied breaching the ministerial code of conduct, which says frontbenchers can not employ close relatives or partners or get them work in other ministerial offices "without the prime minister's express approval". Asked what she had to say to the women in the party, she said: "Look, there is an unease I think for all of us, looking at this as a woman". She said he had delivered for regional Australia , there was no evidence of wrongdoing in relation to staff appointments, and ... (more...)
South African lions eat 'poacher' with just his head found South African lions eat 'poacher' with just his head found
- February 15, 2018

Ngoep added that the two other men escaped and fled to Mozambique, where they told the family of the dead man what had happened. Authorities including the Department of Home Affairs are on war footing with necessary steps to identify the victim. (more...)
Florida man's gas pedal gets stuck going 100 miles per hour Florida man's gas pedal gets stuck going 100 miles per hour
- February 15, 2018

A runaway BMW SUV tore down a Florida interstate for almost 40 miles Monday, but the motorist managed to keep his cool while authorities made several attempts to stop him, telling a 911 dispatcher calmly "my gas pedal is stuck", according to the Florida Highway Patrol and dramatic recordings. (more...)
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting Victims (2018) Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting Victims (2018)
- February 15, 2018

The suspect was taken to the hospital and released back to police custody. - The suspect was identified as 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz . Robert Runcie , the superintendent of Broward County Schools, said confirmed that Cruz was an ex-student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School , but was now enrolled elsewhere within the Broward County School District. (more...)
Team USA falls to Slovenia in Olympic hockey opener Team USA falls to Slovenia in Olympic hockey opener
- February 15, 2018

With leaden legs of a team that looked emotionally spent after being hyped all day for puck drop at 9:10 p.m., the US defenders were caught flat-footed when Slovenian captain Jan Mursak poked in a juicy rebound past goalie Ryan Zapolski to tie the score only 97 seconds before the end of regulation time. (more...)
Canada to strike new deal with indigenous peoples Canada to strike new deal with indigenous peoples
- February 15, 2018

Numerous commissions and studies, particularly a 1991 inquiry , have proposed reworking the legal system to guarantee Indigenous rights and allow aboriginal people to run their own affairs. "The reason that we have talked about recognition of rights and implementation is that the Inuit communities, the self-governing nations and the modern treaties already have their rights recognized", she explained. (more...)
Virginia at Miami Hurricanes Virginia at Miami Hurricanes
- February 15, 2018

The Cavaliers (24-2, 13-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) bounced back from an overtime home loss Saturday to Virginia Tech that ended a 15-game winning streak. No. 2 Michigan State 87, Minnesota 57: Jaren Jackson Jr. scored a career-high 27 points on 10-for-14 shooting and the Spartans (25-3, 13-2 Big Ten) cruised to their ninth consecutive victory. (more...)

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